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Book Announcement: Perfumed Sleeves and Tangled Hair: Body, Woman, and Desire in Medieval Japanese Narratives

Perfumed Sleeves and Tangled Hair: Body, Woman, and Desire in Medieval Japanese Narratives Rajyashree Pandey University of Hawaii Press, 2016. Pandey suggests that “woman” in medieval Japanese narratives does not constitute a self-evident and distinct category, and that there is little … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Shinjo Ito Postdoctoral Fellowship in Japanese Buddhism, UC Berkeley

With the generous support of the Shinnyo-en Foundation, Center for Japanese Studies at UC Berkeley is pleased to invite applications for a postdoctoral teaching and research fellowship. The term of the appointment is August 1, 2016, to July 31, 2017, with the possibility … Continue reading

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Conference: Sea Religion in Japan, UCSB, June 13-15

Sea Religion in Japan International Conference University of California, Santa Barbara June 13-15, 2016 Much of the symbolic system underlying Japanese religions today presupposes a continental, “landlocked” environment, centered on agriculture (especially rice cultivation) and focusing on mountains as the … Continue reading

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Job Opening: One Year Appointment in Buddhist and Asian Religious Traditions

The Department of Religious Studies at Vanderbilt University seeks to hire a sabbatical replacement for Buddhist Traditions and Asian Religions. The rank is Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor for a terminal one year appointment, for academic year 2016-17. All requirements for the … Continue reading

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Job Opening: one-year position in Buddhist and Asian Religious Traditions at Vanderbilt

Institution: Vanderbilt University, Dept. of Religious Studies Location: Nashville, Tennessee Position: One-year (Non-Tenure-Track) Assistant Professor The Department of Religious Studies at Vanderbilt University seeks to hire a sabbatical replacement for Buddhist Traditions and Asian Religions. The rank is Non-Tenure-Track Assistant … Continue reading

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Conference: Multifaceted Divinities in Japan and Beyond

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv University May 29-31, 2016 The Israeli Association of Japanese Studies (IAJS) is glad to announce an international workshop on Japanese medieval divinities, which will be held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and … Continue reading

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Workshop: Buddhism and East Asian Cultures

Buddhism and East Asian Cultures: An Intensive Program of Lectures Series, Conference/Forum, and Fieldwork July 15-25, 2016, Mount Wutai 五臺山 & Datong 大同, China The Wutai International Institute of Buddhism and East Asian Cultures (WII), Institute for Ethics and Religions Studies … Continue reading

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